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Journal of Photonics
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 936036, 4 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/936036
Research Article

Bragg Gratings Induced in Birefringent Optical Fiber with an Elliptical Stress Cladding

Saint Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics and Optics, Kronverkskiy Prospekt 49, Saint Petersburg 197101, Russia

Received 20 August 2013; Revised 17 November 2013; Accepted 17 November 2013

Academic Editor: Haroldo Hattori

Copyright © 2013 I. K. Meshkovskiy et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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